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The Research and Development branch of the Educational Testing Service (ETS) is accepting applications for its 2020 internship and fellowship programs:


Harold Gulliksen Psychometric Research Fellowship Program

This program seeks doctoral students who have completed their coursework and are at the dissertation stage of their program. Dissertations must be related to statistics, psychometrics, educational/psychological measurement, or quantitative methods. Selected fellows will study at their universities and carry out research under the supervision of an academic mentor and in consultation with an ETS researcher or psychometrician. Click here for more information and to apply.

Deadline to apply: December 31, 2019 (preliminary) and February 14, 2020 (final)


Summer Internship Program in Research for Graduate Students

This program focuses on major research activities that will occur in 2020. Selected interns conduct research under the guidance of mentors at ETS offices in Princeton, New Jersey. Graduate students who are currently enrolled in full-time, relevant doctoral programs and who have completed a minimum of two years of coursework toward their PhD or EdD prior to the program start date are eligible to apply. Click here for more information and to apply.

Deadline to apply: February 1, 2020


Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

This program provides opportunities for early-career scholars to work with ETS researchers on a variety of cutting-edge topics, including foundational research as well as research embedded in real-world testing programs. Selected fellows work on research projects and conduct independent research that is relevant to ETS’s goals under the mentorship of research scientists or psychometricians in Princeton, New Jersey. Candidates must have received their doctorate within the past three years. This year, ETS is seeking applications in the following areas of expertise: measurement, psychometrics and statistics; process data modeling and analysis; and artificial intelligence. Click here for more information and to apply.

Deadline to apply: March 1, 2020 (preliminary) and April 15, 2020 (final)

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